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Auto Injury

Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries. In fact, a recent study reported that six million is the average number of car accidents that occur in the U.S. every year. At Becco Chiropractic, we understand that you are more likely to worry about the expense of your vehicle if an auto accident were to happen to you, but we would like to present the facts as to why your body and overall health should be a top priority.

One of the most common injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident is the damaging effect of whiplash. Whiplash occurs when a sudden, jarring movement of the head is sustained backward, forward, or even to the side. Whiplash destabilizes the spine and causes severe pain, as well as blurred vision, neck pain, headaches, and reduced range of motion in the neck. It is critical that chiropractic care is sought immediately after sustaining an injury, because whiplash can take days, weeks, or even months for these major symptoms to arise. Since chiropractors such as Dr. Gre…